Culture and ethnology

  • 189 Pages
  • 3.34 MB
  • English
Basic Books , New York, NY
Ethnology., Civiliza
Statementby Robert H. Lowie ; with an introduction by Fred Eggan
SeriesClassics in anthropology
LC ClassificationsCB"155"L695
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 189 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21172105M
LC Control Number66-23375

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Book from Project Gutenberg: Culture & Ethnology Culture and psychology -- Culture and race -- Culture and environment -- The determinants of culture -- Terms of relationship. Culture and Ethnology is worth reading today because it captures in a nutshell the fundamental arguments of Boasian anthropology and presents them in condensed form.

It was originally a series of three lectures given at the American Museum of Natural History in   Culture & ethnology. Lowie, Robert Harry, Publication date. Topics. Civilization, Ethnology. Publisher. New York: D.C. : Culture and Ethnology.

Already a short book, I have compressed it here to nineteen pages. This has been achieved by pruning Lowie’s somewhat convoluted style.

This piece has been edited for brevity, concision, and clarity. In a few cases I have altered verbs and nouns for agreement when editing the text caused them to disagree.

ethnology (ĕthnŏl´əjē), scientific study of the origin and functioning of human is usually considered one of the major branches of cultural anthropology, the other two being anthropological archaeology and anthropological the 19th cent.

ethnology was historically oriented and offered explanations for extant cultures, languages, and races in terms of diffusion. Ethnology, An International Journal of Cultural and Social Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh.

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Ethnography is often referred to as “culture writing,” and it refers to a type of documentation often employed by Anthropologists in their field work. This genre of writing uses detailed first-hand written descriptions of a culture based on first-hand research in the field. Culture & Ethnology Alternate Title: Culture and Ethnology Contents: Culture and psychology -- Culture and race -- Culture and environment -- The determinants of culture -- Terms of relationship.

Language: English: LoC Class: CB: History: History of civilization: Subject: Ethnology Subject: Civilization Category: Text: EBook-No. Release. The Culture of the Indians of Eastern Canada,Smithsonian Institution, Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution inPublications.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for. Smithsonian Libraries' locations remain temporarily closed. To view the status of the Smithsonian’s other museums, research centers, and Zoo, visit Description: This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography.

'The Methods of Ethnology' is a work on the techniques of anthropology. Franz Boas was born on July 9thin Minden, Westphalia. A recent National Academy of Sciences inductee, Conrad Phillip Kottak offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to cultural anthropology.

Kottak emphasizes why anthropology should matter to students and how students can use anthropology to better understand themselves. Franz Boas, Margaret Mead, and their circle sought to show the fallacy of biological and physical difference, but they also created new forms of categorization that.

Ethnology. Ethnology is the comparative study of two or more cultures. Ethnology utilizes the data taken from ethnographic research and applies it to a single cross cultural topic.

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The ethnographic approach can be used to identify and attempt to explain cross cultural variation in cultural elements such as marriage, religion, subsistence practices, political organization, and parenting, just.

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It is hard to find a better discussion of how anthropology relates to culture than the first chapter of Robert Lowie’s book, Culture and Ethnology. LECTURE NOTES For Health Science Students Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology Zerihun Doda, M.A., Social Anthropology Debub University In collaboration with the Ethiopia Public Health Training Initiative, The Carter Center.

In addition, ethnology takes a broad view, comparing cultures or looking at the deep history of a culture in order to explain why and how it functions as it does. In recent years Chapter There has been some confusion regarding the terms ethnography and latter, a term more widely used in Europe, encompasses the analytical and comparative study of cultures in general, which in American usage is the academic field known as cultural anthropology (in British usage, social anthropology).

Increasingly, however, the distinction between the two is coming to be seen as. Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, Volume 12 | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. What anthropology is about; Man's place in nature; Fossil man; Living races; Problems of race difference; Language; The nature of culture; Patterns; Culture processes; Culture change; Some histories of inventions: the interplay of factors; Culture growths and spreads; Story of the alphabet; Distributions; Cultural psychology; The beginnings of human civilization; Later prehistory and ethnology.

Culture and Ethnology. Culture and Ethnology. New York: P. Smith and Company. p. Lowie, Robert H. Front matter, volume University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology: Grammar of the Wappo Language, (A).

University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology: Radin.Anthropology, ‘the science of humanity,’ which studies human beings in aspects ranging from the biology and evolutionary history of Homo sapiens to the features of society and culture that decisively distinguish humans from other animal species.

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